Saturday, November 10, 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the loss of our commander-in-chief and head teacher Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, whose progressive reforms shaped the modern Turkey. On this significant day, a program in memory of the Great Leader Atatürk, the founder of the contemporary and democratic Republic of Turkey, will be held on campus.
November 10th Program:
09.05: Moment of Silence (In front of Atatürk’s Monument)
09.20: Commemoration Ceremony - Culture and Convention Centre, Amfi 3
09.25: Slide Show, “Atatürk's Republic, the Republic’s ODTÜ” and “Misak-ı Maarif Performed in Atatürk’s Period” by METU GİSAM
09.35: Atatürk's Favourite Folk Songs by the Folklore Club
09.45: "From Mondros to Lausanne, from Dynastic State to Nation-state: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk" by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hasan Samani (The speech will be delivered in Turkish)